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There are 9 ways to get from Stuttgart to Como by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Como S. Giovanni Eurocity / ...

$116 - $196

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Bus  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Zuffenhausen - Schutzenbuhlstrasse Hotel to Grandate - Stazione

$26 - $39

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Train, bus  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Reutlingen Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Reutlingen, Reutlingen central station to Como 124

$35 - $72

Drive  •  4h 54m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Como 287.9 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa, train  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) STR - MXP
  2. Take the train from Saronno to Como Lago

$43 - $163

Train to Zurich, fly to Lugano  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG

$156 - $362

Train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP

$147 - $384

Fly Stuttgart to Zurich, train  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Como S. Giovanni

$122 - $334

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FRA - MXP

$127 - $316

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Como is to bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 8h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Como is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Como. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Como S. Giovanni via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Como is 331 km. The road distance is 460.6 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Como without a car is to train which takes 7h 20m and costs 100€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Stuttgart to Como, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Como train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Como is to train which takes 7h 20m and costs 100€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 8h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Stuttgart to Como train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Como S. Giovanni station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Como.
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  • Distance: 206.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Como, Italy?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Como via Zürich HB in around 7h 20m. Alternatively, Gruppo Di Maio operates a bus from Stuttgart to Como twice a week. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 7h 26m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Reutlingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Reutlingen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
vvs.de
Bus operators
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Zuffenhausen - Schutzenbuhlstrasse Hotel to Grandate - Stazione
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Reutlingen, Reutlingen central station to Como
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Como is 461 km. It takes approximately 4h 54m to drive from Stuttgart to Como.

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easyJet, Eurowings, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 2730+ hotels available in Como. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27m and costs 2€ - 5€.

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